Recent Decision in Ampal Confuses Issue Whether Bankruptcy Trustee Can Avoid Extraterritorial Transfer

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Friday, 21 April 2017
Courts have held that the Bankruptcy Code's avoidance powers do not apply extraterritorially, SIPC v. Bernard L Madoff Inv. Sec.

Debtor Can Keep Unemployment Benefits in Bankruptcy

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Tuesday, 18 April 2017
A weekly news service that publishes case summaries of the most recent important bankruptcy-law decisions, tracks major commercial bankruptcies, and reports on developments in bankruptcy reform in... By Diane Davis. A debtor can keep $12,678 in ...

Fitch: Brazilian Bankruptcy Law Changes May Boost Lending Growth

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Saturday, 15 April 2017
WASHINGTON, April 4 President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress lurched between repealing Obamacare or rewriting the U.S. tax code as their top priority, with House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday dampening White House ...

Knowing and Preparing for NJ's Successor Liability

Category: Bankruptcy Law
Published: Friday, 14 April 2017
Overall, the "supremacy of federal bankruptcy law prevents the application of state common law to claims against a successor business enterprise that has acquired its assets through a bankruptcy sale only if the general bankruptcy court has 'dealt with ...